Nick Enger: A Rising Star in Our Midst!

ATC’s Nick Enger Receives Award Nomination as a “Rising Star” by the Northeast Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce Nick Enger was recently selected as a top three nominee for the Northeast Chamber’s “Rising Star” category, which recognizes individuals early in their career for unselfish involvement, dedication, and financial support for the betterment of the Chamber service area.…

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Jeff Wyler Automotive Family Deploys ShoreTel Business Phone System

Advanced Technology Consulting Specifies New System to Bring All Dealerships and Locations onto a Single VoIP Platform Mason, OH, November 5, 2013 – Jeff Wyler Automotive Family is nearing the completion of a company-wide VoIP business phone system rollout. All 41 automotive franchises spread across 14 locations will soon be on one platform – a ShoreTel…

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ATC Receives Family & Privately Owned Business Leadership Award

Advanced Technology Consulting (ATC), led locally in Cincinnati by co-founder and managing partner, David Goodwin, has been selected as a recipient of the Family & Privately Owned Business Leadership Award. The editorial team at Venue Media, the publisher of Venue Magazine, Greater Cincinnati’s Lifestyle publication and LEAD Magazine, the Publication for Business Executives, selected ATC for…

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How to Revitalize your Business Phone System with VoIP

Owning and operating a dedicated business phone system is a frustrating and expensive ordeal when business owners insist on using traditional landline phone systems. Most systems require a Private Branch Exchange (PBX) server to manage multiple phone lines and extensions, which costs thousands of dollars just to purchase and install. Factor in the cost of…

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Channel Partners Features ATC’s Work with St. Elizabeth Physicians

CASE STUDY: ST. ELIZABETH PHYSICIANS HEALS COMMUNICATIONS ILLS WITH HELP OF ATC, WEST IP The Client. St. Elizabeth Physicians (SEP) is the multi-specialty physician organization of St. Elizabeth Healthcare, one of the oldest, largest, and most respected medical providers in the Greater Cincinnati area. SEP was formed through the merger of two large health care providers…

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Cloud, VoIP, and Fiber Equals More Bandwidth

The cloud is dramatically transforming how small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) operate. The operational benefits and efficiencies of cloud-computing are becoming increasingly accepted and adopted. Migration to cloud technologies has not only involved production servers and software, but also critical applications such as VoIP business phone systems. There are many advantages for an SMB to…

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Abco Safety Installs New Business VoIP Phone System

Advanced Technology Consulting Helps Identify Proper System to Meet Short- and Long-Term Goals Mason, OH, September 24, 2013 – Abco Safety, located in Cincinnati, OH, recently implemented a new Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system to address growth plans and meet immediate needs. Saddled with an old phone system that inadequately handled incoming calls, Abco engaged…

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ATC Supports Dress for Success Cincinnati

ATC sponsored and more importantly volunteered at the Dress for Success Cincinnati Fashion Show. The Fashion Show, presented by Saks Fifth Avenue and Western & Southern, was held on Thursday, September 19 at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Cincinnati. The mission of Dress for Success Cincinnati is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women…

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St. Elizabeth Physicians (SEP) Adopts Hosted VoIP Business Phone System Across Growing Healthcare Network

Advanced Technology Consulting Helps SEP Improve Patient Experience and Interconnectivity Mason, OH, September 11, 2013 – Cincinnati telecom consulting firm, Advanced Technology Consulting (ATC), recently deployed a Voice over IP (VoIP) business phone system for St. Elizabeth Physicians (SEP). The hosted VoIP deployment, implemented over an aggressive six-month schedule, consisted of 77 SEP locations. Each…

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Custom Distributors’ New Hosted PBX

Custom Distributors, a Cincinnati appliance provider for more than 25 years, offers personal attention and service whether you are building a home, buying an existing home, replacing rental units, or remodeling. They carry all the top brands and specialty brands at contract distributor pricing, including Electrolux, GE, Jenn-Air, KitchenAid, Maytag, SubZero, Hotpoint, Viking, Whirlpool, Dacor…

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ATC Participates In Lead Magazine’s Great Leaders Under 40

ATC recently attended Lead Magazine‘s Great Leader’s Under 40 event. The event was held at the Cintas Center on the campus of Xavier University on September 10, 2013. ATC had the privilege of presenting and introducing six of the 40 “class of 2013” honorees. The awards ceremony honored great leaders under 40 for their significant impact, business…

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VoIP Moves to the Cloud (Virtual PBX)

Many small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are discovering how the cloud can dramatically transform their business. Co-location and virtual hosting options (for production servers) are viable alternatives to on-premise hardware. SaaS (software as a service) or hosted solutions for business applications give SMBs the ability to get enterprise-class software at a fraction of the cost.…

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ATC Cincinnati Recognized by Goering Center

Advanced Technology Consulting (ATC) Recognized as 2013 Goering Center Private Business Award Runner-Up Mason, OH, August 29, 2013 – Cincinnati telecom consulting firm, Advanced Technology Consulting (ATC), was recently awarded “runner up” for the 2013 Goering Center Private Business Award. ATC was recognized at the 14th annual ceremony held August 27, 2013, at Cincinnati Music…

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VoIP Office Phone Systems Save Businesses Money

VoIP office phone systems can save your business money in many ways: Imagine never having to install a new phone line. VoIP offers the ability to hook a new IP phone directly into your existing network at rates much lower than traditional phone lines. Do you have satellite offices and/or remote employees… maybe even international…

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Grow Your Business with Hosted VoIP

Your phone system is vital to your business. No way around it. Yet many small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are hanging onto their legacy systems, often crossing their fingers hoping it won’t crash. Truth is PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) systems and services are more expensive… and not nearly as productive and effective. Upgrading a…

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WFH – the New TLA, Don’t Forget VoIP

All industries are loaded with TLAs. A newly accepted Three Letter Acronym (TLA) in the workplace has become WFH. With today’s mobile workforce, remote employees and Work From Home (WFH) policies are in place in most business environments. Whether it’s WFM or from the coffee shop, businesses with distributed employees need to be seamlessly connected…

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VoIP: Cloud-based IP-PBX or On Premise?

With VoIP, businesses receive an advanced set of call management tools and features to improve business operations, efficiency and productivity. In addition, businesses can make long distance calls at a fraction of the usual cost and call other same-network VoIP users for free. VoIP, which requires an onsite or hosted IP-PBX, is suited for businesses of all…

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New VoIP System Positions Dress for Success Cincinnati for Success

ATC Deploys System on Tight Timeline Mason, OH, July 22, 2013 – Telecom consulting firm, Advanced Technology Consulting (ATC), recently completed the successful deployment of a Star2Star hosted-hybrid Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system. Dress for Success Cincinnati migrated from traditional PSTN phone lines to VoIP to make the best use of the many advantages…

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The Evolving Role of (Telecom) Consultants

Independent, vendor-neutral consultants are forging new relationships with vendors, consultants, and solution integrators/resellers. The presence and influence of industry consultants have become increasingly pervasive across all market segments throughout our evolving industry. Independent, vendor-neutral consultants are hired to provide some combination of the following hands-on support: Strategic planning or overview of their client’s communications/information technology…

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Top 5 Ways Businesses Can Save Money with a Hosted PBX

“Business VoIP telephony is the best high-tech option for phone communication. Companies can save money while enjoying a better quality phone service by using a hosted PBX (private branch exchange). A PBX connects phone lines with extensions, transferring incoming and outgoing calls through the Internet. PBX systems can save businesses money in a variety of…

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VoIP and UC: Two Peas in a Pod

Businesses in various industries and of all sizes are recognizing the value of VoIP. And, as a result, VoIP systems are being implemented at a record pace. Many are seeing great benefits from cost savings and feature enhancement to the efficiency of a single network. However, there is more to the VoIP value proposition. The…

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Switching to VoIP

Fundamentally, VoIP converts traditional phones calls into digital data, which is delivered through the Internet. To make it simple, VoIP is about using your data network to make phone calls. VoIP has not only become popular, but technology has made it very reliable too. There are three main advantages that VoIP phone systems will bring…

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The Telecommunications Industry at a Turning Point

Global economic turmoil, disruptive technologies and convergence, have produced a “perfect storm” that has been buffeting the telecommunications industry in recent years. Convergence (News – Alert) continues to blur the line between competitors and collaborators, leaving communications service providers (CSPs) scrambling to find their spot on the stage. These tough conditions are part of the…

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ATC Selected as a Winner of 2013 Tristate Success Awards

(L to R): Lauri Goodwin, David Goodwin & Clayton Connor. (Mason, OH; April 9, 2013) – ATC was honored today at the Fourth Annual Tristate Success Awards luncheon at the Sharonville Convention Center. The Tristate Success Awards were founded on the premise that the Tristate’s strength as a thriving business center is built on the…

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Four Ways Mid-Market Firms Can Find Their Ideal Unified Communications Client

Companies today have to continually improve business efficiency and processes in order to stay competitive. In addition, they also need to process applications and services closely aligned with developing business requirements. Unified communications as a Service (UCaaS) can substantially help them transform their enterprises to accomplish these goals. So what’s stopping these companies from deploying…

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ATC & the Cincinnati BBB partner on billboard ad campaign

ATC and the Cincinnati Better Business Bureau recently teamed up on a billboard ad campaign that started the last week of March and will run through the end of April. As part of the agreement, the joint ATC/BBB ad will run on 9 different electronic billboards throughout the greater Cincinnati region. The photo below is…

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Dress for Success Cincinnati and ATC Team Up

Dress for Success Cincinnati (www.dfscincy.org) is moving. This was a good time for them to look at updating their technology. As a result, David Goodwin, Managing Partner (OH), of ATC was referred to Julie Smith-Morrow (CEO) by Ian Budd (CEO) of ICB Audio & Video Equipment (www.icbav.com). ATC will help Dress for Success Cincinnati evaluate,…

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5 Best Business Reasons to Choose a Hosted UC Solution

It seems we’ve been talking about the rise of hosted communications services for years now, but adoption has been rather light. One of the main reasons is that the features and functions available from the hosted providers historically weren’t even close to what was available from the premise-based vendors. Over the past year or so,…

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Volunteer with ATC at Matthew 25 Ministries

Tis the season for being thankful and for giving. What better way to celebrate the season than by volunteering some of your time at Matthew 25 Ministries (www.m25m.org)? For the 4th year in a row, ATC will be leading volunteer efforts at Matthew 25 Ministries alongside friends, co-workers, customers and vendors. We would love to…

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